Playground

at Annie and Abel Van Meter State Park

A playground is located near picnic sites in the day-use area.

swing set and playground equipment with a slide

Park Hours

Coordinates

39.265278, -93.268889

Park Hours

For temporary closures related to weather, stewardship activities and maintenance, visit our Park and Site Status Map.

Park Grounds

  • 8 a.m. to sunset, daily
Lake Woolridge Road
  • November through March
    The road to Lake Wooldridge is closed.

Park Office hours

April through September (on-season)

  • 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday and Thursday through Saturday
  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday
  • Closed Tuesday and Wednesday

October through March (off-season)

  • 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday and Thursday through Saturday
  • Noon to 4 p.m., Sunday
  • Closed Tuesday and Wednesday

Please note that there will be times when the office is temporarily closed while staff are working on the grounds. The office telephone is monitored for messages during office hours.

Missouri's American Indian Cultural Center hours

April through September (on-season)

  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday through Monday
  • Closed Tuesday and Wednesday

October through March (off-season)

  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday
  • Noon to 4 p.m., Sunday
  • Closed Monday through Friday (except holiday Mondays)